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It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 6,500 is 1.214 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.8237 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
It's about three-fourths the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 1.3 times 6,500.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about seven-tenths the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 1 times 6,500.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
Central Park — the 843-acre park located in the heart of New York City — contains about 9,000 park benches. The park is one of the most famous in the world and entertains over 35 million visitors each year.
It's about seven-tenths the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 6,500 is 0.695 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 1.439 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about three times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 6,500 is 3.079 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.3248 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about three times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 6,500 is 3.082 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.3245 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 6,500 is 4.282 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.2335 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)